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2017 Riesling Réserve

Meyer-Fonné

Meyer’s Riesling in 2017 is a lesson in balance, with the grape’s trademark acidity wrapped in a cloak of delicious pulp. A plateau of sandstone marl above the grand cru Sporen in Riquewihr provides a stunning foundation for blending with his granite holdings in Katzenthal and neighboring Ammerschwihr (Kaefferkopf grand cru). The explosive nose manages to be powerful, bright, and stony simultaneously, and the palate sports the type of structure, balance, and salivating nervosity that you would normally expect only in a grand cru of the highest order.

Dixon Brooke

$26.00
Vintage: 2017
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Riesling
Appellation: Alsace
Country: France
Region: Alsace
Producer: Meyer-Fonné
Winemaker: François & Félix Meyer
Vineyard: Planted in 1969 and 2006
Farming: Lutte Raisonnée
Alcohol: 12.5%

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About Alsace

Tragically, Alsace might be the most misunderstood wine region of France. In spite of its long history of viticulture and tremendous diversity of pedigreed terroirs, a past fraught with marketing mishaps has left consumers baffled as to what exactly to expect inside one of these mysterious tall, thin bottles.

The good news, on the other hand, is that a new wave of quality-oriented growers is working hard to put Alsace in its rightful place as one of the world’s most fascinating sources of fine white wine. By embracing tradition, respecting terroir, and making a concerted effort to better communicate the countless virtues their wines have to offer, they have succeeded in putting Alsace back on the map.

Crafted from a number of grape varieties and beautifully interpreting the region’s mosaic of soil types, our Alsace imports are by and large dry whites offering exceptional versatility at table. While each of these selections is ready to be uncorked tonight, the finest among them are also capable of maturing for many, many years in a cool cellar. Expect kaleidoscopic aromatics, lively acidities, and loads of terroir transparency in these skillfully crafted masterpieces. Enjoy a foray into the thrilling world of the world’s most underrated wine region, and certainly do not hesitate to contact our sales staff with any questions as you take off on this mouth-watering adventure.

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Great winemakers, great terroirs, there is never any hurry. And I no longer buy into this idea of “peak” maturity. Great winemakers, great terroirs, their wines offer different pleasures at different ages.

Inspiring Thirst, page 312

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